| 1950s in jazz|| 1954 in music|
| 1953 in jazz – 1955 in jazz|17 – The very first Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (July 17 – 18).The 1st day featured Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Billie Holiday, and Oscar Peterson
The 2nd day featured Ella Fitzgerald, Gene Krupa Trio, and Errol Garner
Sarah Vaughan: Sarah Vaughan
Chet Baker: Sextet
Tal Farlow: The Tal Farlow Quartet
Tal Farlow: The Tal Farlow Album
Alfred Burt, American jazz composer and trumpeter
Austin Wylie, American jazz bandleader.
Brad Gowans, American jazz trombonist and reedist.
Dink Johnson, dixieland jazz pianist, clarinetist, and drummer.
Garland Wilson, American jazz pianist
Hot Lips Page, American jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader
Lee Morse, American jazz and blues singer and songwriter
Mike Mosiello, Italian-born American trumpet player
Papa Celestin, American jazz bandleader, trumpeter, cornetist and vocalist.
Rudy Williams, American jazz alto saxophonist
William Frank Newton, trumpeter from Emory, Virginia.
1954 in jazz Wikipedia
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1954.